Category: Underground Comix

Comics Alternative Interviews: Denis Kitchen

Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:42 – Setup of interview 00:04:01 – Interview with Denis Kitchen 01:09:50 – Wrap up 01:11:09 – Contact us Working on (and with) the Masters Andy and Derek are happy to have Denis Kitchen back on The

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Griffith

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “All happy families are alike…” While at this year’s Small Press Expo, Derek had the opportunity to talk with the great Bill Griffith, whose new book from Fantagraphics, Invisible Ink: My Mother’s Secret Love Affair with

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Glenn Head

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] That Toddling Town On this episode of the interview show, Andy and Derek have as their guest Glenn Head, whose new book Chicago: A Comix Memoir was just released from Fantagraphics. They talk with Glenn extensively

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Peter Bagge

Hate No More While Derek attended this year’s Fan Expo Dallas, he had the opportunity to talk with Peter Bagge not once, but twice! On the Saturday of the con Peter was kind enough to sit down for a lengthy interview

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On Location: General Comics Talk at Collected Comics and Games

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] The Sculptor, Pt. Deux As he does every month, Derek is back at his local shop, Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX, to talk with customers and employees about what they are reading. For

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Comics Alternative Special: A Roundtable Discussion on Will Eisner Week with Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Will Eisner in Perspective On this special episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek kick off Will Eisner Week by having as their guests on the show Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher. Denis is an underground comix legend

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Interview: Denis Kitchen

Conducted by Kim Munson This interview took place on October 29, 2014.   Kim Munson: Congrats on the Harvey Awards for Kitchen Sink’s The Best of Comix Book! Denis Kitchen: Feels good, Kim! Especially after winning the two awards for our

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Gilbert Hernandez

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “I don’t think of myself as a do-gooder cartoonist” On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Derek and Andy are honored to have as their guest one of their all-time comics heroes, Gilbert Hernandez.

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Critical Takes: Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present, by Dan Mazur and Alexander Danner

by Derek Royal Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present, by Dan Mazur and Alexander Danner (Thames and Hudson) If you’re interested in reading a history of comics, there are a variety of texts to choose from. There are the

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 83: Reviews of The Best of Comix Book, Insect Bath #1, and Cosplayers #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] A REAL Alternative Show It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for another regular episode of The Comics Alternative! This week, Andy and Derek really strut their alternative creds by focusing on three titles that keenly define “alternative.”

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